What to Expect


Just like the X’s and 0’s, transformational leadership can be learned. Interact with coaching and psychology experts from across the country to learn the foundation skills needed to be a meaningful influence to those you lead.


Transformational growth does not happen behind a screen or book. Our interactive sessions will challenge you to take content and put it into practice so that you are ready when the lights come on.


Influential leaders know they have to seek out the guidance of peers and mentors to succeed. At The Academy, you’ll build a network full of both.

Spring Nashville Dates
Saturday, April 4th (8:30am-2pm)
Wednesday, April 8th (6pm-8:30pm)
Wednesday, April 15th (6pm-8:30pm)
Wednesday, April 22nd (6pm-8:30pm)
Saturday, April 25th (8:30am-2pm)
Spring Murfreesboro Dates
Saturday, April 4th (8:30am-2pm)
Tuesday, April 7th (6pm-8:30pm)
Tuesday, April 14th (6pm-8:30pm)
Tuesday, April 21st (6pm-8:30pm)
Saturday, April 25th (8:30am-2pm)

Group Leaders

Kaci Allen

Kaci competed in a wide variety of sports, but ultimately accepted a scholarship and played Division I softball at Belmont University. After an injury took her out of the running for the 2000 Olympics, Kaci became attuned with the unique needs of high performing athletes and how mental health and optimal performance go hand in hand. With a desire to merge her talents, Kaci returned to graduate school and completed a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She presents nationally on the unique mental health issues elite athletes, entertainers and their families face, sees individuals, couples and families in counseling, and has taught Sport & Performance Psychology Adolescent Psychology, Counseling and Play Therapy at the University level.

David Ball

Dave played college football at UCLA from 1999-2003 where he earned several honors including Consensus All American and Pac 10 Defensive Player of the Year. He went on to play 9 years in the NFL for four different teams including the Tennessee Titans. After football ended, Dave earned his MBA from George Washington University, launched a sports analytics company, volunteer coached, and a became a charter board member for the Nashville Coaching Coalition. Dave has recently completed a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is now seeing clients out of his Brentwood office.

Rob Blackledge

Rob is a Professional Counseling Graduate Student, working as a Graduate Intern at Sage Hill Counseling. He was a Mississippi 5A High School Baseball State Champion and All-star MVP and was a Division 1 college baseball recruit. He spent 13 years in the music industry as a published songwriter and touring musician. He is an outdoor enthusiast who spends much his time on the lake, in the woods, and under the sky. He has a passion for men to live fully, love deeply, and lead well. Finally, he is a self-proclaimed “sports nut” saying, “Baseball is my first love. Golf is my second. My favorite team is your favorite team. Let’s watch together.”

Randy Hearon

Randy Hearon played college basketball at East Mississippi Junior College and Millsaps College. He has coached from Little League to High School – Baseball, Basketball, Football and Volleyball. He is a Board Member for Nashville Coaching Coalition and has been the Character/Spiritual Coordinator for a local high school program for the last 8 years. He has been married to his wife Marion for 38 years; they have three married children and five grandchildren. Randy started Valley Packaging along with partners in 1984, which sold to Green Bay Packaging in 1998. He is currently the Vice President Sales for Valley Packaging, a Green Bay Packaging Company.

Dusty Hutchins

Dusty was born and raised in Murfreesboro, TN. He currently works for Marti Loftis State Farm in Brentwood. He is a licensed counselor and previously worked with The Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) a treatment center for substance abuse and behavioral impairments. Previously, he coached in Rutherford County at Blackman High School (2015-2018) and Oakland Middle School (2012-2014). He is married to Crystal and they have a daughter named Ramsey.

Kate Prevost

Kate played soccer at the University of Kentucky and gratuated with a Bachelors in Business Management. Since college, she has mentored students at Wake Forest University and served as Assitant Soccer Coach at Trevecca Nazarene University. She also spent a year in eleven different third world countries working with victims of trauma. She was led to work at Sage Hill through her own personal story of recovery after interning for a year and a half while she was getting her Masters in Counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University.

Todd Prevost

Todd attended Montgomery Bell University and then Furman University where he played linebacker for the Paladins. Since returning to Nashville, Todd has coached both at the elementary school and high school levels at St. Paul Christian Academy and Ensworth High School, respectively. Todd now works in commercial real estate where he is a Principal with Avison Young, Inc. Todd is a charter board member of the Nashville Coaching Coalition and a 2016 graduate of Sage Hill Training.

Megan Moir

Megan played college golf at the University of Kentucky and then was the Assistant Golf Coach at Trevecca University for 3 years. Megan is a National Certified Counselor who holds master degrees in Kinesiology and Health Promotion as well as Clinical and Mental Health Counseling. She works with individual clients, many of who are athletes, as well coaches and teams all over the country.

Which academy are you signing up for?

Our Academy Partners

Academy Graduates

Aaron Spragg, Lipscomb Academy High School

Aaron Wallus, Northwest High School

Abigail Warren, Hendersonville Christian 

Adam Night, Harpeth Hall

Alvin Haney, Meigs Magnet School

Amber Spragg, Lipscomb Academy High School

Amy Freije, Christ Presbyterian Academy

Amy Furnish, Northwest Hight School

Andrew Shaw, Nashville Christian School

B.J. Oliver, Siegel High

Bernadette Johnson, John F. Kennedy Middle School

Brian Waite, East Nashville High School

Cameron Hill, Valor Collegiate Academies

Charles Sanford, Brentwood

Chris Bedell, Northwest High School

Chris Brian, Ensworth Middle School

Chris Grooms, Community High School

Chris Holleman, Harding Academy

Cody Rice, Belmont Universiy

Dick Klausner, Mottgomery Bell Academy

Doug Newman, Stratford High School

Ed Sanders, Moses Mckissack Middle School

Gary Pope, Ensworth Middle School

Greg Anderson, University School of Nashville

Ian Marshall, Antioch High School

Jefferson Davis, McMurray Middle School

Jenna Fisher, Grace Christian Academy

Jermarcus Mcinnis, Oliver Middle Prep

Jessica Weakley, Valor Collegiate Academies

JK Scott, Ensworth

Josh Hall, Harding Academy

Joshua Lester, Brentwood Academy

Kasie Dean, West End Middle School


Kenya Scott, Northwest High School

Kenya Teague, John F. Kennedy Middle School

Kevin Harper, Davidson Academy

Kory Rousey, Preston Taylor Ministries

L. Michelle Toney, Davidson Academy

Landon Scott, Christ Presbyterian Academy

Lauren Cox, University School of Nashville

Lilly Miller, University School of Nashville

Lynn Dearling, Goodpasture Christian School

Matt Cox, Christ Presbyterian Academy

Matt Golenor, Montgomery Bell Academy

Matthew Juby, Antioch High School

Monique Ferrel, Oliver Middle Prep

Morgan Biddy, Ensworth Middle School

Murphy Fair, TN High School Football

Neil Furnish, Northwest High School

Nicole Smith, Grace Christian Academy

Patrice Elder, Oak Hill School

Pernell Knox, Columbia Academy

Randy Hearon, Nashville Coaching Coalition

Rhonda Brown, Brentwood Academy

Romie Reed, Belmont University

Ronnie Seigenthaler, Nashville Christian School

Ross Jordan, Brentwood Academy

Russell Malone, West Creek High School

Rusty Smith, Grace Christian Academy 

Sarah Biddy, Ensworth Middle School

Seth Massey, Station Camp

Stetson Dickerson, White House Heritage

Tim Schmid, Christ Presbyterian Academy

Will McMurray, Montgomery Bell Academy

 Wylie Stemple, Harding Academy